Hi Stampers, welcome to my Creative Spa.
Boy, this school year has been all about new beginnings. Many of my students I had for many years in a row (the luck of getting moved from one building to another). They went on to high school. Since I didn’t go to high school with them, that means I have an entire new set of children to work with. Lots of new behaviors to learn.
Normally it only takes a few weeks to get back into the swing of things. Not only do I have new students and behaviors to get used to; I watch my two energetic nieces after school two nights a week and have soccer three days a week. All this has taken some time to get used to. So after a month of needing naps, I think I am finally getting the hang of things. I am hoping while the girls do their homework, I might get a little time to do mine-this blog.
So here I sit thinking about the beginning of the school year, beginning of sports seasons and after school activities. I am participating in a local event called Ladies Night Out in our community. This also new to me. Hmmm are you noticing a pattern here??
Basically it is an event for vendors in the area and crafters to let Ladies and others know what services are offered in our area. Admission fees are donated to the local food pantry. So what can I do for a group of women who have never stamped before? That got me thinking. I have been stamping for over a decade- oh my where does the time go??? What was my first stamping experience like? I had fun of course but I was a little overwhelmed by everything in the catalog. Once I learned a few things, I wanted to learn it all. I figure this might be a time to start off with basics for everyone. New stampers are learning and veterans sometimes like a refresher.
This week I will be working on organizing my craft room-my cats knocked a shelf over and there is a huge mess. Then I will be working on preparing for October Stamp Club. Who’s joining me October 12? After that I will be preparing for Ladies Night Out. Look for more information on that as we get closer to Oct 23. By then I will also have a list of up coming classes. We need to prepare for Christmas.
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And before I finish, I will share a simple card I made. Simply stated “Give Thanks”. I am thankful you are following me on this journey, that you put up with my absences while I go through life changes, and all my idiosyncrasies.
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